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Jun 5, 2020 operat0r
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Summary: advanced nmap tips Series: Networking Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3090 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3090/hpr3090_source.ogg In this episode operat0r responds to hpr3052 :: Locating computers on a network , with more tips and tricks. Then he continues through a detailed exercise in using nmap on the corporate network. The expanded commands can be found here .
Topics: nmap, hacking, computers, networking, scripting, bash, shell
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Jun 4, 2020 Archer72
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Summary: How I have my file server and media center put together Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3089 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3089/hpr3089_source.wav Reasoning. I have a file server with Slackware running on a Pi4. I wanted to make the movies and TV Shows easily accessible on the TV without using a DVD or Blu ray player. It would give my wife and I a chance to sit and watch a show without much fuss. The latest show we are on is Sue Thomas F.B. Eye. The...
Topics: Raspberry Pi, Kodi, OSMC, Networking, Slackware, Sarpi Project
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Jun 3, 2020 Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212
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Summary: Second episode discussing restoring Matchbox diecast models Tony talks tools and materials needed Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3088 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3088/hpr3088_source.flac Matchbox HPR Episode 2 – Equipment Hello all those in HPR land. This is Tony Hughes coming to you from Blackpool in the UK. I hope you are all keeping well at the current time of restrictions due to the Corona Virus. In this the second of my recordings talking...
Topics: Matchbox Cars, Diecast Models, Restoration, Tools and materials.
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Jun 2, 2020 klaatu
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Summary: The NATO phonetic alphabet recited once. Series: HAM radio, QSK Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3087 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3087/hpr3087_source.flac The NATO phonetic alphabet. Play this a few times until it's ingrained in your memory banks. It'll change the way you communicate. Wikipedia
Topics: nato, alphabet, communication
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Jun 1, 2020 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: Dave and Ken talk about shows released and comments posted in May 2020 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3086 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3086/hpr3086_source.wav New hosts There were no new hosts this month. Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3065 Fri 2020-05-01 The case for the unattributed message Ahuka 3066 Mon 2020-05-04 HPR Community News for April 2020 HPR Volunteers 3067 Tue 2020-05-05 Getting my Python3 code...
Topic: Community News
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May 29, 2020 Ahuka
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Summary: A look at how to secure social networks against attack while still being open to strangers. Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3085 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3085/hpr3085_source.flac Social networks can be attacked by people who want to cause abuse and disruption, and one way to deal with that is to lock down the membership. But that goes against the idea of social, which should include being open to welcoming strangers. Mark...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Security, OCaps
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May 28, 2020 Thaj Sara
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Summary: The HPR Audiobook Club reviews the fan audio drama Star Trek: The Continuing Mission Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3084 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3084/hpr3084_source.flac In this episode, the HPR_AudioBookClub discusses Star Trek The Continuing Mission created by Sebastian Prooth and Andy Tyrer. Non-Spoiler Thoughts Thaj misses Star Trek, and this made me realize that (this has since changed) Voice acting is very good. It's hard to translate...
Topics: Audiobooks, Audio Drama, Star Trek
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May 27, 2020 Dave Morriss
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Summary: Two Edinburgh-based hosts have a chat from their respective houses Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3083 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3083/hpr3083_source.flac Introduction Two HPR hosts based in Edinburgh got together over Mumble to have a chat during the COVID-19 lockdown. MrX Dave Morriss Apology Dave’s sound was a bit distorted in this recording. Having had recent problems using the Zoom recorder as a microphone, this time the in-built microphone...
Topics: COVID-19, lockdown
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Summary: An interview with two passionate RFC 5005 fans on how to handle big Atom feeds Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3082 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3082/hpr3082_source.flac This conversation took almost an hour, so I split it into two shows: Part 1 talks mostly about the RFC itself, what it means and why. Part 2 goes into personal experiences with the RFC and with syndication in general, in particular in the context of web comics. This is part 1. The why...
Topics: rss, atom, rfc, interview, feedreader, podcatcher
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May 25, 2020 tuturto
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Summary: tuturto talks about testing and formal verification of software Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3081 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3081/hpr3081_source.flac In episode 3057 I talked about formal verification of software and forgot to mention why one would want to do it. This episode hopefully answers to that. While formal verification is powerful tool, it’s also rather cumbersome and slow to use. In some cases you’re better off with traditional ways...
Topics: testing, verification, mathematics
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May 22, 2020 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Troubleshooting a basic install of Ansible Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3080 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3080/hpr3080_source.flac Here are some steps you need to should take when setting up Ansible for the first time. Install the software Confirm ssh working Create a Inventory/Host_file Ansible Ping Create a playbook Confirm the YAML is valid Confirm the syntax is valid Confirm everything works together Install the software First you need to...
Topics: ansible, ping, ssh
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May 21, 2020 monochromec
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Summary: The lads discuss Audacity, KDEnlive, Blender, PwC, The Current War, Better Things, and Pamela Adlon Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3079 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3079/hpr3079_source.mp3 This is Linux Inlaws, a series on free and open source software, black humour, the revolution and freedom in general (this includes ideas and software) and generally having fun. Linux Inlaws - a podcast about on topics around free and open...
Topics: Audacity, KDEnlive, Blender, PwC mishap, The Current War, Better Things, Pamela Adlon
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May 20, 2020 Ahuka
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Summary: Where we are with this pandemic, and how should we respond? Series: Health and Healthcare Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3078 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3078/hpr3078_source.flac This is an update to my earlier show to pull together what we know about the Coronavirus on this date, and what measures we can take. It focuses on the lack of solid information at this point and suggests a prudent course to stay safe....
Topics: Health, Coronavirus
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May 19, 2020 DanNixon
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Summary: Building the push to talk button missing from many video conference tools Series: Hobby Electronics Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3077 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3077/hpr3077_source.ogg For the sake of archival, "state of the world" refers to the COVID-19 pandemic. The code and CAD files for this project can be found here . Relevant links: PulseAudio is the sound server used by many Linux distributions pulsectl is a Python library that...
Topics: arduino, linux audio, electronics, hardware
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May 18, 2020 Dave Morriss
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Summary: A COVID-19 lockdown chat from Scotland Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3076 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3076/hpr3076_source.flac Introduction Two HPR hosts from Scotland get together over Mumble to chat about all manner of stuff. Andrew Conway Dave Morriss Apology Dave’s sound was a bit muffled in this recording. It turns out that it’s important which USB port the microphone (Zoom recorder) is plugged into. Who knew! Notes Some of the topics we...
Topics: Virus, Virion, COVID-19
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May 15, 2020 Ahuka
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Summary: A look at a minimally social blogging app using ActivityPub. Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3075 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3075/hpr3075_source.flac Many social media apps seem determined to put bells and whistles in every possible place, which is not always in the interest of the user. This talk presents an alternative view which is called “minimally social” which only puts in the features needed by the user. In this case,...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Blogging
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May 14, 2020 Ken Fallon
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Summary: A sample episode from Escape Pod The Original Science Fiction Podcast Series: Podcast recommendations Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3074 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3074/hpr3074_source.flac It's high time I submitted a sample episode from Escape Pod , one of the many excellent Podcasts from the Escape Artists . They are a serious platform for the best science fiction out there today. With so much choice, I can pick a recommendation that I think will...
Topics: EA Podcasts, Escape Pod, Fandom for Robots, Vina Jie-Min Prasad, Trendane Sparks
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May 13, 2020 Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212
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Summary: A short episode about my New hobby restoring Matchbox and other Diecast models Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3073 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3073/hpr3073_source.flac Today's show is about my recently started hobby of restoring Matchbox models. I talked about this on the New Year show and Ken said it deserved a show in its own right. So today I briefly talk about how I got into the hobby through watching YouTube Videos of Marty's Matchbox Makeovers,...
Topics: Matchbox, Diecast Models, Restoration
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May 12, 2020 clacke
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Summary: How to manage your dependencies and environment isolation when developing in Python Series: A Little Bit of Python Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3072 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3072/hpr3072_source.flac TL;DL: What I end up recommending is that you use pip-tools for your dependency management needs, and pyenv-virtualenv for your environment management needs. In the show I explain why you would want these things. I talk about these tools: virtualenv...
Topics: python, pyenv, virtualenv, virtualenvwrapper, poetry, pipenv, pip-tools
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May 11, 2020 Dave Morriss
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Summary: How to add quotes to quoted strings in Bash Series: Bash Scripting Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3071 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3071/hpr3071_source.flac Bash and quoted strings An issue I just hit in Bash was that I had a quoted string, and I wanted to enclose it in quotes. How to do this? This is the umpteenth time I have stumbled over this issue, and I realised I had found out how to solve it a while back but the information hadn’t rooted...
Topics: Bash, quotes
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May 8, 2020 crvs
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Summary: move your vim configuration out of the home directory Series: Vim Hints Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3070 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3070/hpr3070_source.ogg xdg vim config To make vim load an alternative config file either use an alias or the VIMINIT variable. i.e. place either alias vim="vim -u ~/.config/vim/vimrc" or VIMINIT="source ~/.config/vim/vimrc" in your .bashrc (ironically, that one is still in my home folder). Once...
Topics: vim, configuration, XDG
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May 7, 2020 monochromec
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Summary: This is Linux Inlaws, a series on free and open source software, black humour, the revolution Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3069 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3069/hpr3069_source.mp3 Linux Inlaws - a podcast about on topics around free and open source software, any associated contraband, communism / the revolution in general and whatever else fancies your tickle. Please note that this and other episodes may contain strong...
Topics: linux inlaws, communism, free and open source software, adult entertainment, skynet
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May 6, 2020 tuturto
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Summary: tuturto shows how to keep track of what data is being downloaded in Elm Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3068 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3068/hpr3068_source.flac Background I have page that requests several resources from server. To keep track what is going on, I initially had model like: type alias Model = { availableChassis : List Chassis , chassisLoaded : Bool , chassisLoading : Bool ... } Problem with this is that I have to remember to check those...
Topics: Elm, programming
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May 5, 2020 MrX
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Summary: What I had to do to get my raspberry Pi PifaceCAD board working after a Debian upgrade. Series: A Little Bit of Python Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3067 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3067/hpr3067_source.flac I have a raspberry Pi model B with the original Pifacecad add on board I recently upgraded the operating system on my raspberry pi from Wheezy (Debian 7) to Jessie (Debian 8), all seemed fine till I tried to run my Python3 project. It reported...
Topics: Python, Programming, Linux, Raspberry Pi
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May 4, 2020 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: Dave talks about shows released and comments posted in April 2020 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3066 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3066/hpr3066_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new host: DanNixon . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3043 Wed 2020-04-01 How I record for HPR Archer72 3044 Thu 2020-04-02 mocp snooze tip MrX 3045 Fri 2020-04-03 OSS compliance with privacy by default and design Ahuka 3046 Mon 2020-04-06...
Topic: Community News
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May 1, 2020 Ahuka
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Summary: Anonymity can cause problems (trolls) but also can be necessary. Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3065 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3065/hpr3065_source.flac Anonymity has an unfortunate consequence of enabling trolls and abuse. But there are cases where it is important for people to communicate anonymously. In this talk some ideas are presented on how to enable a measure of anonymity without having all of the problems....
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Privacy, Anonymity
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Apr 30, 2020 Archer72
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Summary: How I got started in Electronics and some job stuff Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3064 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3064/hpr3064_source.wav Links: https://archive.org/search.php?query=forrest%20mims https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forrest_Mims https://www.newark.com/mcm-partnership https://www.allelectronics.com/ This is where I found the doubler circuit....
Topics: electronics, soldering, trains, jobs
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Apr 29, 2020 Dave Morriss
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Summary: Looking at a few more of my writing implements Series: The art of writing Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3063 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3063/hpr3063_source.flac Introduction It’s been over four years since I did a show about fountain pens. It was in the What’s in My Toolkit series entitled What’s in my case , show 1941 released on 2016-01-11. I thought it might be appropriate to visit the subject once again. I want to tell you about some new...
Topics: fountain pen, ballpoint pen
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Apr 28, 2020 clacke
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Summary: How to do physical distancing while avoiding social distance using digitized boardgames Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3062 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3062/hpr3062_source.flac A friend, a stranger and I played http://www.vassalengine.org/ together. We played the Carcasonne-simple 1.2 module downloaded from http://www.vassalengine.org/wiki/Module:Carcassonne . There are some things that may be confusing the first time, but the...
Topics: game, board game, xmpp, remote, network game
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Apr 27, 2020 operat0r
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Summary: We talk about Parental Controls and IOT device Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3061 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3061/hpr3061_source.ogg Amazon free time Microsoft family safety live account
Topics: IOT, hacking, amazon, android, firestick
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Apr 24, 2020 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Ken installs courier-imap locally to have a local backup of his mail. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3060 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3060/hpr3060_source.wav Setting up a local imap server To install a local imap daemon that will only listen to localhost connections, made via ssh tunneling. This is for use as a local backup of your imap files, or for keeping a remote backup somewhere. This is not a mail delivery solution but rather a way to keep a...
Topics: courier, imap, MailDir, raspberrypi
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Apr 23, 2020 DanNixon
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Summary: A brief overview of Snapcast, an open source multi-room audio streaming system. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3059 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3059/hpr3059_source.ogg Relevant links: Snapcast MPD mpv Snapdroid snapcast-volume-ui Snapcast JSON-RPC documentation
Topics: opensource, selfhosted
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Apr 22, 2020 Thaj Sara
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Summary: A few HPR characters decide to spend some of their social distancing time being social Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3058 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3058/hpr3058_source.flac Friday 2020-03-02 A secret message left for Thaj (for the record it pronounced like the Taj in Taj Mahal) How do you use a bidet? The different ways to organize work from home Kids and working from home Jon's video LBRY Driving is not fun More ffmpeg talk Bidets come up again...
Topics: Bidets, ffmpeg, driving, Programming, Arch Linux, OggcastPlanet, education
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Apr 21, 2020 tuturto
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Summary: tuturto talks about formally verifying code Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3057 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3057/hpr3057_source.flac Coq is interactive theorem prover, which comes with its own programming language Gallina. If we wanted to write function that calculates resulting blood type based on two gene alleles, we could do it as following. Start by defining types that represents alleles and resulting blood type: Inductive BloodTypeAllele : Type...
Topics: Coq, Haskell, mathematics
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Apr 20, 2020 operat0r
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Summary: Jitsi is an open-source multiplatform videoconferencing Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3056 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3056/hpr3056_source.mp3 Jitsi is a collection of free and open-source multiplatform voice, videoconferencing and instant messaging applications for the web platform, Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Android https://rmccurdy.com/.scripts/videos/rmccurdy_com/HPR_Jitsi.mp4 https://rmccurdy.com/.scripts/videos/rmccurdy_com/HPR_Jitsi.mp3
Topics: linux, debian, computers, sotware, internet, Jitsi, video, conferencing, open-source
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Summary: An experienced admin for a Mastodon Instance at a major Fediverse developer offers some tips Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3055 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3055/hpr3055_source.flac Framasoft is a company that develops for PeerTube and Mobilizon, and also hosts a Mastodon instance. The speaker is the sysadmin for the Mastodon instance gives his tips based on his experience at this non-profit company....
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub
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Apr 16, 2020 Ahuka
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Summary: Where we are with this pandemic, and how should we respond. Series: Health and Healthcare Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3054 This is an attempt on my part to pull together what we know about the Coronavirus, and what measures we can take. It emphasizes the importance of social distancing, and evaluates our prospects for conquering the disease. https://www.palain.com/?page_id=731 https://www.palain.com/?page_id=356 https://www.palain.com/?page_id=358...
Topics: Health, Coronavirus, COVID-19
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Apr 15, 2020 HPR_AudioBookClub
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Summary: Straight out of the Freezer, the HPR Audiobook Club reviews Blood Witness by David Hitt Series: HPR_AudioBookClub Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3053 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3053/hpr3053_source.flac In this episode the HPR Audiobook Club discusses the audiobook Blood Witness by David Hitt Non-Spoiler Thoughts This book may or may not be offensive to some. We discuss. Audio quality was generally good, very few double reads. Thaj is annoyed by the...
Topics: HPR Audiobook Club, Audiobooks, Horror
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Apr 14, 2020 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Ken explains some different ways to locate computers on the network Series: Networking Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3052 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3052/hpr3052_source.wav Locating computers on a network Sometimes you may wish to locate a device on your network. It might be to find rogue devices, or to locate a new device be that a printer, an Internet of Things light bulb, or whatever. In my case I was trying to track down a RaspberryPi. Raspbian...
Topics: arp, ethernet, ip address, dhcp, wireshark, nmap, ping, route, router, arp-scan, wikiversity
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Apr 13, 2020 Thaj Sara
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Summary: A few HPR characters decide to spend some of their social distancing time being social Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3051 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3051/hpr3051_source.flac Thursday 19.03.2020 Guests: honkeymagoo, Thaj Talk about creating video tutorials for work Still more talking about Python Plumble dies Is being open to technology based on age? How much farther will this virus shut things down? Oh no....politics! Healthcare in the US
Topics: Healthcare, Python, COVID-19, Plumble, Politcs, Technology
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Apr 10, 2020 monochromec
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Summary: Season 1, Episode 4. The episode where the legacy is revealed Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3050 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3050/hpr3050_source.mp3 This is Linux Inlaws, a series on free and open source software, black humour, the revolution and freedom in general (this includes ideas and software) and generally having fun. Linux Inlaws - a podcast about on topics around free and open source software, any associated contraband,...
Topics: linux inlaws, communism, free and open source software
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Apr 9, 2020 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu tells us what computers taught him about reality Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3049 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3049/hpr3049_source.flac Some musings about what computers taught me about reality and perception.
Topics: philosophy, system design
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Apr 8, 2020 klaatu
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Summary: A non-satirical and non-sarcastic review of alternatives to toilet paper. Series: Health and Healthcare Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3048 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3048/hpr3048_source.flac In some countries, people seem to be legitimately concerned about the availability of toilet paper. This episode offers alternatives to toilet paper in the hope of relieving people of additional stress around hygiene. This is not a joke episode and contains no...
Topic: hygiene
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Apr 7, 2020 Thaj Sara
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Summary: A couple of HPR characters decide to spend some of their social distancing time being social Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3047 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3047/hpr3047_source.flac Wednesday 18.03.2020 (2020-03-18) Guests: honkeymagoo, crvs, Lyle, Thaj Open Broadcaster Studio A grocery store trip is a sign of the apocalypse? Bidets are the fix for TP shortages Insider details on the grocery business My beard is NOT negotiable Long term impacts of...
Topics: OBS, Bidets, Grocery
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Apr 6, 2020 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in March 2020 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3046 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3046/hpr3046_source.wav Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3046/hpr3046_source.flac New hosts Welcome to our new host: crvs . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3021 Mon 2020-03-02 HPR Community News for February 2020 HPR Volunteers 3022 Tue 2020-03-03 FOSDEM 2020...
Topic: Community News
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Summary: How can Open Source Software manage the mandates of regulations like the GDPR? Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3045 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3045/hpr3045_source.flac The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) was enacted by the European Community in 2016, and began to be enforced in 2018. Since this covers a large segment of the Internet users, and other jurisdictions are looking at similar legislation this talk is a timely...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Privacy
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Apr 2, 2020 MrX
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Summary: A quick snooze tip when using mocp Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3044 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3044/hpr3044_source.flac I use cordless headphones, I find this very handy when I want mocp to play for a set time then pause. Commands used Ctrl + r, to quickly find the command sleep 10m && mocp -G sleep 10m && mocp -M ~/.moc/audiobooks -G sleep 5h && iplayer-url
Topics: Linux, bash, podcasts, audio
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Apr 1, 2020 Archer72
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Summary: The tools I use to record a show for HPR Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3043 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3043/hpr3043_source.wav Sentry BT250 Bluetooth Headphones w/ mic https://www.amazon.com/Wireless-Rechargeable-Stereo-Earbuds-Bluetooth/dp/B015NFWDX8 F-Droid - free open source apps for Android https://f-droid.org/en/ Audio Recorder from F-Droid https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.github.axet.audiorecorder/ Features: Mute incoming call audio while...
Topics: recording, bluetooth, android
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Mar 31, 2020 Thaj Sara
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Summary: A couple of HPR characters decide to spend some of their social distancing time being social Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3042 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3042/hpr3042_source.flac Tuesday 17.03.2020 Guests: honkeymagoo, crvs, and Thaj How likely we are to get COVID-19 Should we invest while the market is down How bad is the internet infrastructure in the US Learning Python Grasshopper Learn Python tne Hard Way Excercism Klaatu's Programming Book...
Topics: COVID-19, Stock Markets, Emacs, Python, Programming, Audiobooks, Growing Food, Video Games, SBCs
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Mar 30, 2020 klaatu
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Summary: How to use GNU Autotools Series: Programming 101 Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3041 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3041/hpr3041_source.flac I found a great article on this topic here: https://opensource.com/article/19/7/introduction-gnu-autotools , so please refer to that as show notes. Page included by Ken, as permitted by cc-by-sa Introduction to GNU Autotools Have you ever downloaded the source code for a popular software project that required you...
Topics: autotools, build, make
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Mar 27, 2020 klaatu
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Summary: 6 good reasons you should be using a build system Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3040 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3040/hpr3040_source.flac GNU Autotools is a build system that helps you distribute your code in a predictable and reliable way. Build systems offer many benefits, including: Standard and automate-able build process hooks into packaging systems (RPM, DEB, Slackbuilds, Flatpak, Snap, and so on) version reporting build for various OSes you...
Topics: autotools, build, make
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Mar 26, 2020 Dave Morriss
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Summary: A project making use of my Pi 3A+, an old monitor and MagicMirror2 Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3039 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3039/hpr3039_source.flac Introduction I have had a project on my To Do list for a while: to make a status display from a Raspberry Pi. My vision was to show the state of various things including some HPR stuff, and I had imagined setting up a Pi with a monitor and controlling it over SSH. I started on the project over the...
Topics: Raspberry Pi, VGA monitor, MagicMirror2, MQTT, Node.js, Electron
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Mar 25, 2020 klaatu
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Summary: All the magic without the gathering Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3038 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3038/hpr3038_source.flac This episode outlines my single-player mod for the Magic: The Gathering card game.
Topics: magic, mtg
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Mar 24, 2020 Archer72
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Summary: Ambient recording in the main hall at Union Station, Chicago Series: Sound Scapes Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3037 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3037/hpr3037_source.wav This was recorded in the main hall at Union Station in Chicago, Illinois. There was a brief security announcement about watching for bags or package left unattended.
Topics: soundscape, train station
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Mar 23, 2020 operat0r
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Summary: How to approach dea-ish mod communities Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3036 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3036/hpr3036_source.ogg lulz: https://twitter.com/operat0r/status/1224025568334708737 Discord: https://discord.gg/nintendohomebrew Saves: https://gbatemp.net/threads/wii-u-save-files-compilation.427761/#post-6374659 lego ntsc save https://drive.google.com/open?id=1bTtXv1c8NkOkeHoKOkWHhP6RbiXv9ERo https://www.youtube.com/user/BullyWiiPlaza/videos...
Topics: wiiu, modding, hacking, tcpgecko, android, ssl pinning, games
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Summary: ActivityPub Conference 2019, a proposal for how we can use hashtags to find and subscribe to content Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3035 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3035/hpr3035_source.flac The ActivityPub Conference of 2019 was held in Prague. This is about a talk a proposal for a method to allow searching for hashtags in a decentralized Fediverse environment so that we can find, and subscribe to, content of interest....
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Hashtags
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Mar 19, 2020 Thaj Sara
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Summary: Thaj builds upon a previous episode by Clacke to deep dive into bridging IRC to Matrix.org Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3034 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3034/hpr3034_source.flac Attribution Clacke - HPR Episode 2169 on Matrix Dave Lee - Helped a great deal in getting me on board with Matrix bridging. Check out his other podcasts at The Other Side Podcast Network Matrix.org is a Free, open source, and decentralized messaging...
Topics: Freenode, IRC, Matrix.org, Riot.im, Social Media
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Mar 18, 2020 monochromec
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Summary: Linux Inlaws - a podcast on topics around free and open source software Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3033 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3033/hpr3033_source.ogg For show notes, please visit https://linuxinlaws.eu
Topics: Linux Inlaws, free open source software, revolution, FLOSS
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Mar 17, 2020 Claudio Miranda
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Summary: How I revived my Raspberry Pi Model 1 B with piCore and a tiny SD card. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3032 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3032/hpr3032_source.wav In this episode, I discuss how I revived my Raspberry Pi 1 Model B using piCore, a specialized version of Tiny Core Linux for the Raspberry Pi, on a 128 MB SD card that I had laying around. I also mention nanoBSD and Alpine Linux as possible alternatives to try out. Tiny Core Linux...
Topics: raspberrypi, rpi, linux, bsd
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Mar 16, 2020 Daniel Persson
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Summary: I talk about who I am and where I come from and what my interests are. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3031 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3031/hpr3031_source.mp3 Talking about my history, forgot to talk about my open-source interests and different projects I’m a part of. If you want to know more about me you could follow any of the links below. https://danielpersson.dev/ https://youtube.com/c/DanielPersson https://github.com/kalaspuffar...
Topic: biography
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Mar 13, 2020 MrX
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Summary: A general discussion about my new 10.5 inch Samsung Galaxy tablet Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3030 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3030/hpr3030_source.flac Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 inch 2018 Tablet at 3:30 Amazon link Nexus 7 at 3:50 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nexus_7_(2013) New tablet Battery at 5:20 Lithium Polymer batteries, 7300 mAh capacity with claimed 15 hours of video playback on one charge. It seems to charge surprisingly quickly....
Topics: Android, Tablet
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Mar 12, 2020 Archer72
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Summary: This is a soundscape while waiting for a train at Union Station. Series: Sound Scapes Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3029 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3029/hpr3029_source.wav I was waiting for the Metra train, when there was an announcement that the train would be late due to a server failure.
Topics: soundscape, trains
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Mar 11, 2020 crvs
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Summary: A hopefully not too rambly "introduction" to functors and monads in and out of haskell Series: Haskell Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3028 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3028/hpr3028_source.ogg This is basically a transcript of the post I wrote on the subject which I host here It has a bit more than what I talked about Join in Haskell join is a monadic operation, instead of working only on lists, it works on monads and has the signature: join...
Topics: Haskell, Programming, Math
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Mar 10, 2020 mightbemike
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Summary: What is all the quantum computing hype about & what is it that quantum computers will be able to do? Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3027 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3027/hpr3027_source.flac What are quantum computers anyway? Physical computing systems that take advantage of quantum effects. What kind of quantum effects, and why does that matter? Entanglement and superposition: Entanglement lets us do unusual, head-scratching kinds of things like...
Topic: quantum computing
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Mar 9, 2020 operat0r
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Summary: Review/mods of fun Hex Bug and Battle Bots Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3026 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3026/hpr3026_source.ogg Review/mods of fun Hex Bug and Battle Bots
Topics: robots, hexbug, battlebots, RC, IR
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Mar 6, 2020 Ahuka
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Summary: ActivityPub Conference 2019, techniques for fighting SPAM and unwanted messages in the Fediverse. Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3025 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3025/hpr3025_source.flac The ActivityPub Conference of 2019 was held in Prague. This is about a talk about how we can keep SPAM and unwanted messages off of our platforms in the Fediverse. https://www.zwilnik.com/?page_id=1089 Links: https://redaktor.me/apconf/...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, SPAM
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Mar 5, 2020 MrX
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Summary: Describing a funny thing that happened the other day. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3024 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3024/hpr3024_source.flac Equipment used Nexus 7 tablet My faithful Dictaphone Noise source
Topics: story, audio, sound
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Summary: Discussion of using a shell script to randomly generate a ten man aircrew. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3023 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3023/hpr3023_source.flac This is my second HPR episode and the first in what could be a series about shell scripts I have written. This episode goes through a short script which randomly generates first and last names for a ten man aircrew to use with the Avalon Hill game B-17 Queen of the Skies. You can see the...
Topics: Shell Script, Random Numbers, Awk
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Mar 3, 2020 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Interviews with some of the stands at FOSDEM 2020 Series: Interviews Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3022 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3022/hpr3022_source.wav Table of Contents Previously Interviewed Projects Projects we did not get to Interview (yet) 0 A.D. AdoptOpenJDK Apache Camel Checkmk Coderdojo Eclipse Foundation GitLab GNU Health Javascript Jenkins-x Kopano KubeVirt and Metal3 Micropython and Espruino Nuspell openHAB OpenStack Foundation...
Topic: FOSDEM 2020
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Mar 2, 2020 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: Call for shows is open. Ken and eventually Dave discuss the shows, media and development plans. Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3021 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3021/hpr3021_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new host: monochromec . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3001 Mon 2020-02-03 HPR Community News for January 2020 HPR Volunteers 3002 Tue 2020-02-04 World of Commodore 2019 Episode 8: Vote of thanks Paul Quirk...
Topic: Community News
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Feb 28, 2020 tuturto
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Summary: tuturto talks about wow to validate incoming http request before acting on them Series: Haskell Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3020 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3020/hpr3020_source.flac Background The space game I working on needs a admin interface that can by used by game masters to view and modify the simulation. For start, I added interface for viewing, modifying and creating new people. It has three HTTP endpoints that are defined below. In this...
Topics: validation, algebraic data types, json
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Feb 27, 2020 monochromec
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Summary: Linux Inlaws - a podcast about on topics around free and open source software Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3019 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3019/hpr3019_source.wav Linux Inlaws - a podcast about on topics around free and open source software, any associated contraband, communism / the revolution in general and whatever else fancies your tickle. Links: https://linuxinlaws.eu https://fosdem.org http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3009
Topics: free open source software, revolution, FLOSS
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Feb 26, 2020 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu talks about editing and viewing encrypted files in a tmpfs in RAM Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3018 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3018/hpr3018_source.flac Password-store and the pre command. Credit command
Topics: GPG, privacy
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Feb 25, 2020 Paul Quirk
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Summary: Join me as I develop my first roll of black and white film since over 30 years ago. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3017 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3017/hpr3017_source.flac My photos will be available at: https://pquirk.com
Topics: Photography, film, developing, black and white
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Feb 24, 2020 operat0r
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Summary: I chat about Novice Nixie tubes and tronics soldering etc Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3016 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3016/hpr3016_source.ogg Nixie tube (English: /ˈnɪk. siː/ NIK-see), or cold cathode display, is an electronic device for displaying numerals or other information using glow discharge. http://www.tindie.com/products/robg/msp430-nixie-clock-kit/
Topics: DIY, nixie tube, LED, electronics